Equestrian Club Has Lamorinda Roots

taylorlaiTwelve-year-old Taylor Lai knows her way around a horse. Like many Bay Area tweens, she has attended horseback riding summer camps, and having lived with them her whole life in the Mount Diablo foothills, she has grown to love the animals. But one thing Taylor knows about that not many other middle school horse lovers do is what lies beneath a horse’s shiny, smooth fur coat: the horse’s anatomy. “I really want to have my career to do with horses, and I like the idea of being a vet because you get to be around the horses or the animals, and I love animals so much,” said Taylor.

For this reason, the Seven Hills School student, who founded her own club for young horse lovers with her mother Shanna Gage Lai two years ago, has worked to organize a five-day summer camp for Bay Area fourth through 12th graders to focus specifically on the veterinary field…
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